Effective use of classroom board

Even in 2017 in the era of so-called smartboards, Eleanor Watts' The Blackboard Book holds its ground on using the blackboard space. It aims to help teachers develop two important skills:

  1. Drawing oon the board, and
  2. Devising excercises on the board

Her tips being, be quick!, be simple!, write clearly, and plan your layout.

We are sharing an excerpt that helps you teach a topic on the workers, their tools and materials.

(You may invite a discussion on addressing the gender stereotype of making the woman a cook in the above image)

(You may contemporize the discussion around the change in technology & tools)


Here is a worksheet around the images you drew.

Your board is your canvas. Go ahead!


Deepak bhalerao's picture

very good & useful for us

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